Yoshida Hiroshi 吉田博: Hukou, China (Koko) 湖口 (Sold)

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Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950) 吉田博
Title: Hukou, China (Koko) 湖口
Date: 1939

A sailboat passes a few moored boats, gliding in front of a scenic promontory featuring traditional buildings. If this is Hokou County in China, then this may be a view of Stone Bell Hill on Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China. It is now a National Wetland Park, and the lake provides habitat for half a million migratory birds, including Siberian Cranes.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. .
Dimensions: 27.3 x 40.5 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist.
Literature: Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), 1987, no. 231. See MFA, AIC Museums online.
Seal: Artist’s red seal, lower right and "jizuri" in left margin
Signature: Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil and Yoshida in ink